Human Growth & Development

Program Description

The Human Growth and Development course at Mid-America College of Health Sciences is a 3-credit-hour (45-clock-hour) course that will cover growth and development across the life span of an individual. Stages of individual biophysical and psychosocial development from conception to late adulthood are addressed. Theories of growth and development are introduced and examined.

The family as a unit and its influences on health issues are also examined. Emphasis is put on changes and characteristics of the older adult. Students will learn theoretical research and models specific to human development within various lifespans related to cultural, social, and environmental contexts.

General Admission Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid state IDs & SSN
  • Plain black scrub set
  • Negative covid-19 test result

A covid-19 vaccination record rard will do in place of a negative covid-19 test result. The negative test result must be within 2 weeks of the course start date.

Program Schedule

Classes for the Human Growth and Development course will meet on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. for 4 weeks. Upon completion of this 4-week course, students will receive a certificate of completion.

It’s an in-person program. Next class runs from June 20 – July 12, 2022.

Applicants who have met all the necessary requirements must meet for an orientation on the Friday preceding the program start date at 3 p.m.. At the end of the program, students are awarded a certificate of completion.

Class Time
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Cost and Registration

Tuition for the Human Growth and Development program is $950, which covers the cost of the class text book. There’s also a $25 non-refundable application fee and a 2.3% processing charge that applies to every transaction.

Payment must be paid in full before the course start date. Partial payment may be made, but the complete cost need to be received for you to participate in the program.

To register for this program, call (913) 708-8323 or stop by the office at 10000 W 75th Street, Suite 241, Merriam, KS 66204.